Nashville pet owners, as your dog and cat ages - their healthcare needs become greater. Since pets age at a faster rate than humans, Southside Animal Hospital recommends an exam every six months after your pet reaches age 7 in order to ensure your older pet is happy, healthy and pain-free.
Good senior pet health care requires attention to several factors:
Regular Preventative Care Exams are Important for Senior Pets
Regular exams and testing allows us to determine what is normal for your pet. Knowing these results help us detect any abnormalities or problems early. When diagnosed early, many conditions can be successfully managed leading to better outcomes for your pet and treatment costs can often be reduced.
Southside Animal Hospital has developed a comprehensive senior wellness program designed to meet the changing needs of your pet as he or she ages. Our senior wellness program includes:
Complete physical exam - evaluates the heart, lungs, eyes, ears, abdomen, joints and skin